Enrol in fee-paying programmes
International students may also apply to enrol in the following fee-paying preparatory programmes.
- HSE International Preparatory Programmes in Russian (Basic or Intensive). The programmes are designed for international students who are planning to enter a Russian-taught full-degree programme at HSE or another Russian university. The courses cater to students with varying levels of Russian and include:
- Russian as a Foreign Language course;
- General elective courses relevant to academic tracks in humanities, economics, engineering and technology. Before classes begin, students are required to take an entrance test. Students are then enrolled in a course according to their test result.
Application deadline: July 31 (for the Basic course) OR November 15 for the Intensive Course.
- English Preparatory Programme in Economics. The programme is designed to prepare students for a degree-level study in the field of Economics in English. The course curriculum is divided in 2 modules and combines English language training and subject-specific modules.
Application deadline: November 30
After completing a chosen preparatory programme, students take exams as will be required by their study plan. Students, who pass the exams successfully, will receive a certificate of completion of a chosen preparatory programme. Successfull graduates of HSE Preparatory Basic course and English Preparatory Programme in Economics are eligible for a 50% discount on further tuition-paid programmes.
How to apply:
All international students applying to HSE International Preparatory Programmes must pass Registration.
Please use this link to:
1. Fill in and submit a request for a login and password.
2. Access your Personal Account, fill in and submit an application for registration.
Please note that your application will be reviewed for eligibility and entry requirements within 2 weeks.
Provided your application is approved, visa invitations can be requested only 90 days prior to the beginning of the programme)
All international students enrolled in the HSE International Preparatory Programmes are guaranteed a place in one of the HSE student dormitories.
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Take Russian Language Placement Test